Altai Mountains Category

Posts about the Altai mountains in far western Mongolia. For over 4 decades Tusker has led thousands of intrepid travelers on awe-inspiring adventures around the world. Tusker’s fully supported treks allow you to fire up your passion for adventure in faraway places.

Mongolia: A Mind-blowing Adventure

Mongolia: A Mind-blowing Adventure

Most people’s first trip abroad is to Mexico or London or maybe even Thailand. All reasonable and worthwhile, but making your first trip abroad to Mongolia pushes the boundaries of your travel tolerance, curiosity and…

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Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Buried under the snow, the Tavn Bogd Mountains divide Russia, China and Mongolia. The highest peaks are known as the Five Saints and in the perpetual snow…

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Altai Tavn Bogd Mongolia

Altai Tavn Bogd Mongolia

Any classic trek has the big pay-off. It’s getting into the heart of Altai Tavn Bogd where there are more eagles, wolves, and martens than people. This is the province of the iconic snow leopard and its prey…

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MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

Travelers have the option of hiking or riding a horse (or both), and many Tusker tribe members opt to ride like Mongol nomads.

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MONGOLIA’S EAGLE HUNTERS

MONGOLIA’S EAGLE HUNTERS

Hunting with eagles started before Genghis Khan’s time, and Mongolia remains strongly tied to its primordial past.

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